Essays Tagged: "Goddess"

Athena, the Godess of Wisdom

hild. He entrusted her with the Aegis, his breastplate, and with his thunderbolt.Athena's role as a goddess varied. She was a major warrior and most images depict her dressed in armor and holding a sp ... ict her dressed in armor and holding a spear. In Homer's Iliad, she is described as a fierce battle goddess who continually intervened on the side of the Greeks. She also took an interest in handicraf ...

(5 pages) 112 1 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

About Mid Life Crisis in Horst Stern's "The Last Hunt"

a mid-life crises, which can only be resolved by exorcising memories of his wife, the bear, and the goddess of hunting, Diana.The solution to the first part of his mid-life crisis is to get rid of the ... ories take place. While touring through the house he remembers all the ways that Mari resembled the goddess of Diana. During the period that Joop was married to Mari, she portrayed herself in a few wa ...

(5 pages) 26 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is an essay written in five paragraph thesis form about the ancient text Gilgamesh.

e story, the acts of Gilgamesh do not please the men of Uruk so they complain to the gods that, " A goddess made him, strong as a savage bull, none can withstand his arms. No son is left with his fath ... warrior's daughter nor the wife of the noble" (Gilgamesh, 13). So the gods cried out to Aruru, the goddess or creation. Eventually Aruru created Enkidu to help Gilgamesh become a better ruler. Once E ...

(3 pages) 149 3 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A detailed overview of Jezebel from the bible.

o achieve her ends. She didn't worship the Hebrew God, Yahweh, but worshipped her own god Baal, and goddess, Asherah. This created a conflict between Jezebel and many others, because she refused to re ... nlike other women. Her lineage, which was that of King Ethbaal of the Sindonians, had many gods and goddesses. Jezebel's parents were the high priestess and priest of Ashtoreth and Baal. Jezebel demon ...

(6 pages) 97 1 2.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay is a brief description and self explanation of Freud's "death wish" theory. This essay also speaks of the mythological beginning of "Thanatos".

erfly or a wreath in the other. He was breathtaking and cupid-like. However, unlike his mother Nyx (Goddess of night) and his brother Hypnos (God of sleep), Thanatos was never popular. He wasthe under ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Wicca Religion

that worships the One Power (the Creating Intelligence), in its feminine and masculine aspects, the Goddess and the God. In the most fundamental sense, the female and male Gods are recognized in their ... hat the Gods worshipped by all peoples throughout history are the equivalent expressions of similar Goddesses and Gods in many cultures. This religion has a connection to Shamanism and Animism; it has ...

(4 pages) 169 3 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Explain the role(s) of aristocratic women in Roman history.

e cunning of her husband and the hypocrisy of her son". Inscriptions such as "to Livia Augusta, the Goddess of the town" in a book entitled "Fasti" shows her importance during the reign of Augustus. H ...

(3 pages) 61 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

My Bathroom

en refer to it as dad's office. I have heard this place referred to as the temple of the porcelain goddess. I have spent countless hours in this room. Have you guessed what room it is?My bathroo ...

(3 pages) 120 1 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Role of Women in the Odyssey.

ttle input and involvement in government. The three types of women illustrated within the poem, the goddess, the seductress, and the good wife are all important roles in making Homer's Odyssey an epic ... e all important roles in making Homer's Odyssey an epic.Each of the three basic roles of women, the goddess, the seductress, and the good wife, adds a different essential element to the telling of the ...

(3 pages) 135 1 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Why the Sun and Moon Revolve Around the Earth and Why Seasons Occur

un the sun for a little while. Sirius's daughter, Archoness was a very irresponsible and unreliable goddess. Archoness accepted the invitation gladly and started her job. Within minutes she got too fa ... ashed into a meteor or another stone that set her behind in the chase. Her mother Lunaretic was the goddess of the moon. Lunaretic followed above Archoness and lit her way so she wouldn't hurt herself ...

(1 pages) 52 1 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

English translation to the 1st and 2nd song on the mandrin singer Jay Chow's 'Fantasy' CD.

past were theseI liked it when your eyes were fixed on mine despite the crowdPassing the beautiful goddess, I made a wish in the name of the goddessThoughts of you are as deep and wide as the Tigris ...

(2 pages) 33 0 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The reasons of the fall of the roman empire.

imputed the triumphs of Rome, not to the merit, but to the fortune of the republic. "The inconstant goddess, who so blindly distributes and resumes her favors, had now consented to resign her wings, t ...

(3 pages) 103 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

"The Missing Part".

The Missing PartLong, long, long ago, on Mt. Olympus, where the Gods and Goddesses live, it wasn't a very pleasant place. It was dull, gloomy, pale, and sad, peoples' faces ... nd sad, peoples' faces never had a smile on. No one cared for each other. Alpan, a young soon-to-be goddess at the time, one day asked her mother "What is missing in our world? Why is everyone dull an ... that for years and years before my time, thus no one concluded why. All we know is that the God or Goddess, who finds it, will always be remembered for that."Alpan was talking to her friends one day, ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

This essay is about the ganges river,its history, and how it is sacred to the hindus.

destroyed by pollution.The Hindus use the Ganges River to cleanse their sins. They believe that the goddess Ganga came to earth in the form of a river, and if they bathe in it their sins will be clean ...

(2 pages) 43 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Mythology- Atlanta.

ter. As a result, Iasus took Atalanta to the woods and left her to die. Fortunately, Artemis, the goddess of the wilderness and hunt, took pity on Atalanta and sent a bear to nurture her. The bear ... her. However, Hippomenes knew that he could not win a race on his own accord, and so he asked the goddess Venus to help. Venus heeded his call and gave him three golden apples. When the race betwe ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of the poem "There is a Garden in her face" by Thomas Campion.

placed so high upon a pedestal that she is virtually unattainable. He speaks of her as if she is a goddess, and that no woman can match her beauty. He compares her to the most beautiful objects, and ...

(2 pages) 19789 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Jonathan Swifts "The Ladys Dressing Room"

s him to open the door, examine all the details of the room, and interpret their reflection of the "Goddess" (3) Celia's character. He consequently releases from the image of beautiful women the evils ... ful women the evils of scabs and excrement left over from the preparations of this woman, who is a "Goddess" in his mind. Strephon is left blind to the hope in the potential beauty and life growing fr ...

(5 pages) 38 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A report on Edgar Degas. Choosing and describing certain peices from a gallery at the norton simon museum.

d-ballerina, it was entitled "Little 14 Year Old Dancer". I chose this peice because I like the "un-goddess-like" look of the girl. In those days woman and young girls were portraide as beautiful extr ...

(3 pages) 74 1 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

How did Odysseus display the characteristics of a hero in the The Odyssey?

comes from Greek mythology, where the child is the result of the union between a human and a god or goddess. Superhuman characteristics and exceptional feats of bravery, strength, and military endeavo ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Trace the development of the temple from an individual building to one of many in a sanctuary complex

s a place of worship, although access was restricted to priests and it housed the statue of the god/goddess. An altar, where sacrifices would be made to deities was placed outside of a temple so that ... , the Acropolis dominates the city of Athens. It contained the Parthenon, a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena; the Propylaea, a monumental marble gateway and the main entrance to the Acropolis; t ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies